How to Play Pick3

Ohio Pick 3 Playing Options

  • Just like any other lottery game, you have two options to pick your numbers. Use the Quick Pick method to randomly pick numbers. This method is handy when you don’t have any specific number or strategy to play. You can just play random numbers picked by the computer terminal for you!
  • Or ask for Playslip to pick your numbers yourself. To play your desired numbers, just mark the numbers you want to play on your Playslip, manually.

Wager Types of Ohio Pick 3

  • Straight Bet: If the numbers you chose appear on drawing in the exact order, you win.
  • Box 6-way bet: Consist of 3 different numbers and 6 possible winning combinations, in any order.
  • Box 3-way bet: Consist of 2 numbers the same, with three possible winning combinations, in any order.
  • Front Pair: You need to specify the 1st and 2nd number in the exact order to win.
  • Back pair: You need to specify the 2nd and 3rd number in the exact order to win.
  • Split Pair: You need to specify the 1st and 3rd number in exact order to win

Wheel Bet

Wheel bet is basically a wagering option available in Pick 3 wagers only. It requires you to bet on each combination of your Pick 3 number to Wheel your Pick 3 number. For instance, the combination of 1-2-3 Wheeled would yield the following combinations:

1-2-3|1-3-2|2-1-3 | 2-3-1 | 3-1-2 | 3-2-1

Drawing Date and Time for Ohio Pick 3

Drawings for Pick 3 take place twice a day at 12:29 PM and 07:29 PM respectively except Saturday evening.

Official Results of Ohio Pick 3

  • They close Saturday evening pools at 07:45 PM due to Cash Explosion television show, which airs from 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM and is broadcasted statewide!
  • Or check your numbers online.

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Pick 3 is a super exciting daily lotto game available exclusively in Ohio state only. You can win cash prizes by matching your numbers with the drawn numbers.

On top of this page, you will see the latest winning numbers of the latest Pick 3 draw.

The legal age to play Pick 3 is 18 years in Ohio.

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Rules Governing Pick3

  • If the total prize liabilities for any combination of each type of wager bets exceed a limit determined by the commission players can’t enforce any further wagers as it would not be accepted for that drawing.
  • All tickets are subjected to validation under procedures to be established by the director before the payment of any winning cash prize.
  • The customer/player is responsible for the accuracy of the ticket including numbers, dates, bet amount, wager type, etc, before leaving the retailer. Selling retailers can correct the mistake if you ask for it before leaving the store.
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Claiming a Prize from the Pick3 Lottery

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  • Claim your prize before the deadline, i.e. within 180 days of the drawing for draw games and 180 days from the game end date for scratch games
  • For EZ PLAY games, the tickets must be cashed within 180 days of purchase
  • It is your responsibility that the information on the ticket is totally correct

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Lotto
  • Game Format: 3/9
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Ohio only.
  • Game draw days and time: Drawings take place daily at 12:29 p.m. and 7:29 p.m. EST. Saturday drawings occur during the Cash Explosion TV show which is aired from 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $100,000.
  • Minimum cash prize: $1.
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds: 1-in-575,757.
  • Ticket cost: $1 per play.
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum or annuity.
  • Lottery operator: Ohio Lottery Commission

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